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Sewing Pattern review by Anneke - Bettsy Kingston's Market Skirt

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Sewing Pattern review by Anneke - Bettsy Kingston's Market Skirt

Pattern: Market Skirt   Designer: Bettsy Kingston Reviewed: April 2020  Ref: 1/2020Kits: Click here to purchase the Corduroy or A-line Sew-a-Long skirt kits Hi, it’s Kay here, owner of Crumbz Craft in Healesville. We’ve put together this pattern guidance to help you sew our best seller pattern, ‘Market Skirt’ by Bettsy Kingston, with helpful hints and tips from Anneke, our beautiful Sewing Teacher here at Crumbz Craft. Her insights and wisdom will help you make this skirt at home and will be a huge support for you if you’re a beginner sewer attempting this pattern. We want this to be...

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Sew-a-Long with Anneke

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Sew-a-Long with Anneke

Anneke, our lovely seamstress, has also been busily working away at home to create a few sew-a-long tutorials to help you make some of Crumbz Craft's most popular sewing patterns. Plus, she's also creating a series of tutes for those tricky technical aspects that like to trip us all up - such as sharing tips on how to sew buttonholes and sewing on buttons seamlessly, to help you finesse your sewing projects.She's just finished reviewing the Market Skirt by Bettsy Kingston and has some absolute gems to share with you so that you can run up one of these must...

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Shared Sewing Lessons at Crumbz Craft - twice the value for half the price!

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Shared Sewing Lessons at Crumbz Craft - twice the value for half the price!

Sharing a Sewing Lesson - is just sew sensible! It’s not everyday you win a sewing machine is it!?   But that’s exactly what happened to one of our lovely customers, Margaret Baker when she rang in to Darren James’ radio show on 3AW and unexpectedly won a brand new wiz bang ultra modern Toyota Oekaki sewing machine – which of course she had no idea how to drive!   As a teenager growing up in England Margaret was a keen seamstress – ‘It’s what you did, if you wanted something new to wear for the dance that night –...

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bespoke clothing - made to order

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Crumbz clothing – where quality meets individuality I don’t know about you, but this year I’m really struggling to get excited by the clothes I’m seeing in the shops.  The department stores and fashion outlets that I used to love being inspired by aren’t doing it for me this season; their merchandising used to be cutting edge, new, stylish and exciting but what I’m seeing is row after row of untailored clothes in drab colours often made out of cheap fabric! Over the past 20 years here in Australia, high quality fashion has become the norm, raising the bar and...

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Kids aprons are a Mum’s best friend

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OK, so the kids are back at school and you don’t like admitting it, but it’s actually a bit of a relief.  Life can get back to normal.  Routines can be established.  But the constant washing of school uniforms is always going to be a chore!!  What if I told you that we at Crumbz have come up with a bit of a solution for you?   You see for some people, aprons are just for us grownups to pull on over their heads when they’re in the kitchen making dinner.  But for kids, aprons are FAR more versatile.  ...

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